Indiana Women's Tennis Opens 2011 Spring Season at Georgia Invitational
Jan. 12, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The No. 45 Indiana women's tennis team will travel to the Athens, Ga., for the Georgia Invitational to open the 2011 spring schedule on Jan. 14-16. Also participating in the event is No. 15 Georgia, Kansas State and Troy.
The event is a round-robin tournament of singles and doubles players from each school and there will be no team scoring in the tournament. Play begins on Friday morning with matches going on throughout each day through Sunday afternoon.
To start the season, Indiana's Leslie Hureau cracked into ITA's top 125-ranked singles players at No. 91. In doubles, Indiana's combinations of Kayla Fujimoto and Evgeniya Vertesheva as well as Hureau and Sophie Garre all share the No. 68 ranking.
The Hoosiers will face some stiff competition as host school Georgia has five singles players ranked in the ITA's top 125 in No. 58 Cameron Ellis, No. 67 Nadja Gilchrist, No. 84 Alina Jerjomina, No. 95 Lilly Kimbell and No. 97 Maho Kowase. The Bulldogs also boast two top-40 doubles teams.
Saturday, Jan. 15:
Sunday, Jan. 16:
9 a.m. - Singles: Indiana vs. Kansas State
10:30 a.m. - Singles: Indiana vs. Kansas State
12:30 p.m. - Singles: Georgia vs. Troy
2:00 p.m. - Singles: Georgia vs. Troy
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